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Vineland (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Thomas Pynchon
Tristes Tropiques
John Weightman, Doreen Weightman, Patrick Wilcken, Claude Lévi-Strauss
Richard III
William Shakespeare
The Dwarf
Alexandra Dick, Pär Lagerkvist
The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen
Wilfred Owen, Cecil Day-Lewis
Richard Wolin
Giotto to Dürer: Early Renaissance Painting in the National Gallery
Jill Dunkerton, Susan Foister, Dillian Gordon, Nicholas Penny
Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics
Hubert L. Dreyfus, Paul Rabinow
Gravity's Rainbow
Thomas Pynchon
A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel
Steven Weisenburger
The Man Who Went Up in Smoke (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard) - Maj Sjöwall;Per Wahlöö This is, quite to my surprise, a fabulous book. I say "to my surprise" because the fact is, as others have noted, for much of the book nothing actually happens. And I am, as my GR friends know, a terribly impatient reader (that is a confession, not a boast) - of fiction. And yet...

This book, perhaps the entire series, will not appeal to everyone. It is understated, intellectual, absolutely devoid of flash and hype -- it is not that it is "sparse"..., which carries connotations when writing about Swedish mystery writers; it is just unembellished. Beck is an interesting and original character and is also himself unembellished.

The writing (and the writers) are too intelligent to be boring.

(I downgraded my rating of Roseanna to 4-stars because I liked this one better).